"Workplace Accidents" Posts

  Earlier this month, we reported on a hit-and-run accident involving a McKinney teen and a group of construction workers. Unfortunately, the construction worker who was rushed to the closest hospital in critical condition has passed away. Early Monday, McKinney police revealed that Jose Rivera, 51, passed away six days after the accident took place. […] Read More

Workers’ compensation is an insurance program regulated by the state to provide coverage for employees with income and medical benefits should they sustain a work-related injury or illness. Texas employers may choose whether to provide workers’ compensation for their employees or not. The insurance plan pays for your medical bills and will replace a lost […] Read More

Railroad work is satisfying and meaningful. Unfortunately, it’s also dangerous. Last month, a Union Pacific railroad worker was fatally struck by an oncoming train near Arlington, according to police. Officers were called to the scene near the 800 Block of Stadium Drive, at Globe Life Park. An employee reported another railroad employee was hit by […] Read More

There are countless ways for your livestock to become injured. For example, if one escapes its pen and wanders into the road, a passing vehicle may strike the animal. This collision is bound to cause considerable damage to both the driver and the creature; large livestock, such as cows, can cause tremendous harm. In such […] Read More

Every year, millions of Americans are injured on the job. For many of them, their only hope is in worker’s compensation . The payments they will receive should help cover the costs of medical bills, lost work hours, and basic needs. Unfortunately, not everyone has worker’s compensation, or they’re unclear on their coverage options. It’s time […] Read More

A worker fell approximately 40 feet in a construction accident on a Frisco jobsite on May 12, 2017. The man was climbing on scaffolding when he fell to the ground, and he was transported to a hospital with serious injuries. The employee was working on an apartment complex that was under construction. Another All-Too Common Construction […] Read More

Texas Worker’s Compensation Coverage exists to assist an employee injured on the job to pay for medical expenses and recuperate a portion of lost wages. Texas is the only state where worker’s compensation is optional for the employer. However, the Texas Worker’s Compensation Act protects employers who provide coverage from civil liabilities when an employee […] Read More

If you or a loved one have suffered an injury, whether personal or work-related, you may be entitled to compensation for medical expenses, lost wages, and other damages. Litigating a personal injury case can seem stressful, but finding an experienced personal injury attorney can dramatically improve the outcome of your case. Many times, injured people […] Read More

When your employer is a “non-subscriber” and does not provide workers’ compensation, it doesn’t mean that you are out of luck. Workers in Texas can access the workers’ compensation state-regulated program that can help pay medical bills and some lost wages while the employee is off of work. If you have been injured on the job, […] Read More

When you have suffered an injury at work, you may be a bit torn on how to approach your employer. You may feel as though you can’t talk to your employer or feel as though they are punishing you for being injured. There are ways to get back to work after your work injury; you just […] Read More